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Solr & Supervisor 

Daemonizing Solr on Webfaction with Supervisor

A while ago I wrote how to daemonize Solr on Webfaction with Circus .

Unfortunately this solution has not proven to be as stable as I wished, plus I think there is a security issue because in theory other Webfaction users on the same machine could communicate with my own Circus ...

StartSSL and Webfaction 

Installing Free SSL certificate with StartSSL and Webfaction

For my next big project it will be mandatory to use a SSL certificate for the web application. I have never dealt with SSL before, so I am going to take some notes here. Let's see how it goes...

I chose StartSSL because they offer a free certificate.

I ...